Eric Weinhoffer

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There are many different manufacturing processes and tools available, but when it comes to analyzing the categories,...

Rapid Prototyping: Steel 101

by Eric Weinhoffer on Dec 4, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Steel is an incredibly popular material, and for good reason: it comes in a huge variety of types with different...

Although proper Design for Manufacturing requires the utmost care be taken during the design of your product,...

An Introduction to Workholding

by Eric Weinhoffer on Oct 31, 2017 8:24:00 AM

For those unfamiliar with subtractive processes like milling or turning, the necessity of workholding may surprise you....

Threading is the process of creating screw threads for fastening things together. Threaded parts are incredibly common,...

Although metal is often the go-to material choice for engineering applications, plastics are a great option for many...

Milling machines have been influential in the world of production and manufacturing for decades. Without them, countless...

Milling is a manufacturing process used across a variety of industries to create parts of all shapes, sizes and...

The Evolution of Precision Tools

by Eric Weinhoffer on Jun 21, 2017 9:46:36 AM

Machine tools have come a long way since their Bronze Age forerunners. Milling machines in particular, which were first...

Design for Manufacturing (DFM) is a mentality that should be ever-present in the minds of designers - it is a constant...